Woodworking

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Build a Wooden Paddle (Intergenerational) March 1-3, 2024

Mar 01, 2024 4:00PM—7:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School To be announced Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

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Build your own bent shaft canoe paddle! Students will learn about wood selection and grains, use of hand tools and skill saw, paddle design and considerations, and paddle sizing. Each student will leave with a completed bent shaft paddle ready for varnishing. This is one of our most popular classes as our students love our…

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Intro to Chip Carving – March 23 & 24, 2024

Mar 23, 2024 9:00AM—5:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

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Join Wesley Hathaway for an introduction to chip carving. The goal of this class is to provide you with the fundamental skills of chip carving to allow you to tackle projects on your own. During this two-day class, we will cover topics that include but are not limited to wood grain, sharpening, design/patterns, carving, and…

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Build a Wooden Paddle (Intergenerational) April 5-7, 2024

Apr 05, 2024 4:00PM—7:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School To be announced Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

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Build your own bent shaft canoe paddle. Students will learn about wood selection and grains, use of hand tools and skill saw, paddle design and considerations, and paddle sizing. Each student will leave with a completed bent shaft paddle ready for varnishing. This is one of our most popular classes, our students love our instructor…

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Carve a Kuksa – April 20 & 21, 2024

Apr 20, 2024 9:00AM—5:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

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Kuksa carving is an Old World tradition that has a rich history in Scandinavia. Not only will Alex teach you to make your own kuksa, but he will be giving you insight into how he makes his own and develops his designs. In this course, you will be fully immersed in the world of kuksa carving…

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(Waitlist) Knife Skills are Life Skills with Fred Livesay – April 27 & 28, 2023

Apr 27, 2024 9:00AM—5:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

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Join internationally respected woodworker and craftsman Fred Livesay for this 2-day class focused on knife skills. Students will learn 10 to 14 different knife grips and how to use them effectively for wood carving. In the process you will become comfortable with the use of a knife, safely carving both away and towards yourself. Sharpening…

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Past | Archive

Gussy Up Dat Spoon! – February 24 & 25

Feb 24, 2024 9:00AM—5:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

(Waitlist) Build a Wooden Longbow – February 16-18, 2024

Feb 16, 2024 5:00PM—9:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine St. Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

Shrink Pots – Carving Wooden Canisters and Small Boxes – January 27 & 28, 2024

Jan 27, 2024 9:00AM—5:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047